Agile Organization Designer

What is most important for management to understand about creating an Agile organization? That you understand that an organizational design is a Creating Agile Organizationsprimary factor in supporting or limiting the people’s possibility to adapt to customer demand effectively.

Course Overview

This 2-day course is about re-designing an organization into one that can respond effectively to market changes and delight the customer. It is about redesigning the organization into an Agile one as effectively and painlessly as possible to create continuous innovation and customer value. 

To quote John Seddon: “Culture Change is Free. People’s behaviour is a product of their system”. In this 2-day course, participants explore how to guide an Agile transformation and how it affects the organization design, from product definition, team composition, roles and responsibilities to your appraisal system.

The course, developed by Cesario Ramos and Ilia Pavlichenko, is based on their book: Coaching Agile Organizations, uses a combination of instructor-led and activity-based learning where participants work in small groups.

Participants leave this course with an appreciation for the agile mindset and how to deal with common adoption mistakes. They gain the knowledge and understanding about how to make informed decisions about their transformation that will be most beneficial to their organization.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Be able to design your organizations for adaptability and highest value delivery.
  • Understand the impact on management, processes and structure of your organization.
  • Understand how you can help your organization take the next step.

Course Agenda

Day 1

Organizing for Adaptability

  • What is an Agile Organization?
  • Principles and Management Implications for Agility at Scale
  • Typical mistakes when Scaling Agility
  • How to Optimize for Adaptability.
  • Designing an Agile Organisation

Day 2

Organization Re-design Guides

  • 12 Agile Organization Design Guides
  • Organization Structure: How to structure the product group and surrounding organizational units.
  • Processes & Integration: How to Coordinate and integrate across units
  • People Practices

Certified Agile Organization DesignerAgile Organization Designer designation

All participants receive an Agile Organization Designer certificate and get a copy of the book: Creating Agile Organizations.

Who Should Attend

The Agile Organization designer course is for people in manager roles that play a key role in organization redesign and support an Agile adoption effort.

By Cesario Ramos

Cesario Ramos works worldwide as a senior management consultant on large-scale Agile adoptions in the financial and high-tech industries. His international experience, strong background in technology, and passion for people make him an influential partner in organization design and in leading the adoption of Agile. Cesario has a MSc in mathematics and computing science from the University of Eindhoven and is also a Certified LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum) Trainer and Professional Scrum Trainer from Scrum.org. Outside of his consulting work, Cesario has served as a Java/C# developer, lead software architect, CTO, and product manager. He is also the author of Create Agile Organizations, A Scrum Book, and EMERGENT: Lean & Agile Adoption for an Innovative Workplace.


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“Cesario is a very experienced trainer with lots of real-world examples. Besides that he is a nice and warm person with a true heart for SCRUM, LeSS, Lean and Agile. This made the LeSS pratitioner course very inspiring and worthwile!”

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Certified LeSS Practitioner | Joost Looij

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